Most people are aware of the fact that the housing situation in Detroit, Michigan, is quite dire. Over half of the city’s homes are abandoned and boarded up, and those numbers don’t look like they will be decreasing any time soon. It’s a dire situation, but one initiative is trying to make it a little bit less so. It was started by Lisa Waud, a Detroit resident and florist. After being inspired by similar projects, Lisa came up with her own way to send a message. Her solution? To cover the city’s abandoned dwellings with flowers.